Christchurch to Greymouth

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How to get from Christchurch to Greymouth?

When you want to get from Christchurch to Greymouth, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Train

How far is Christchurch from Greymouth?

The overland distance from Christchurch to Greymouth is 135 miles (216 km).
The flying distance is 104 miles (166 km).

How long does it take to get from Christchurch to Greymouth?

The travel time from Christchurch to Greymouth takes 5 hours in media.

How much does it cost to get from Christchurch to Greymouth?

To get from Christchurch to Greymouth prepare to shell out about NZD 199.01 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Christchurch to Greymouth?

Flights from Canterbury to West Coast are operated 1 times a day.
Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 departures a day.

Useful tips for travel from Christchurch to Greymouth

While train is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.


Things to remember before buying your airticket:

  • It is recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it's recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Canterbury to West Coast
Air New Zealand.

Do many travellers take train from Christchurch to Greymouth?

Up to now, 568 booked train tickets from Christchurch to Greymouth through our service. You can check reviews above.